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Chicken feeders/drinkers

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by 688peterl, Nov 2, 2009.

  1. 688peterl

    688peterl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was just thinking.... Would I be able to use the feeders and drinkers that stores sell for chickens? For Indian runner ducks coz they are taller than other ducks so maybe they need taller feeders?
     
  2. chickensducks&agoose

    chickensducks&agoose Chillin' With My Peeps

    My goose is taller than your duck, and eats and drinks out of rubber bowls on the ground.
     
  3. 688peterl

    688peterl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    chickensducks&agoose :

    My goose is taller than your duck, and eats and drinks out of rubber bowls on the ground.

    i was gonna use rubber bowls but wouldnt the ducks just jump in them?​
     
  4. chickensducks&agoose

    chickensducks&agoose Chillin' With My Peeps

    depends on the diameter and the height. I use a lot of the ones that are like 8 inches across and 5 inches high, so the ducks can't step in them, but can drink easily... sometimes the goose steps in them, and can knock them over, but it does keep the duckies from taking a swim... however, in the winter, I also add in a couple of big, shallow, wide ones, for swimming.
     
  5. rainplace

    rainplace Interstellar Duck Academy

    for ducks you can use just about anything, but if the bowl is big enough to get into, they will get into it. when they are babies you want to make sure they cannot get into their bowls because they can drown.
     

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